can you hear me?

i went to bed at 10 o’clock last night. for good reason. i had one of those stabbing headaches above my left eye. i think that was the eye i kept open while trying to type. so yes, i went to bed at 10. the phone rang at 10:30, it was some sort of telemarketer, i hung up.

as i tried to find sleep again, i cursed whomever it was that called me. as i lay on my stomach willing my heart to slow down. i was amazed how ringing phones in the dark always startle me. i jump, my heart pounds, i must always be expecting bad news from telephones that ring in the dark.

so i managed to fall back to sleep and then the phone rang again.

“hello, hello.”

nobody answered, i hung up and began the process of trying to calm myself down.

needless to say i had strange dreams involving ringing phones, superheroes and work. sometimes dreams just play there on the surface of your mind, but it’s much too hard to try to put them into words. . . any coherent words that make sense to people who can’t see the pictures.

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8 Comments

  1. andrea 28.Jun.01 at 8:24 am

    ugh, the same thing happens to me. And then it’s impossible to get back to sleep.

  2. Skattie 28.Jun.01 at 10:10 am

    Maybe it’s a Blogger-wide epidemic?

    Although, given the superhero motif, I suspect Jodi is stealing my dreams. Thief!

  3. dangerman 28.Jun.01 at 11:04 am

    I dreamt that I was on this huge pyramid of lime jello surrounded by a bunch of topless blondes all asking ” Annie are you OK. You Ok. You OK Annie?”

  4. andrea 28.Jun.01 at 11:24 am

    d-man, don’t forget your medication before you go to bed…

  5. dangerman 28.Jun.01 at 12:29 pm

    Why am I the only one who has this dream?

  6. jodi 28.Jun.01 at 12:55 pm

    i dreamt about drowning in oatmeal once and discovering an abandoned school at the bottom, does that count?

  7. some1 18.May.02 at 9:27 pm

    what are the words to Annie Are You Ok?

    some one let me know!

  8. Kasey 18.May.02 at 9:30 pm

    i dreamt that i jumped out of a window of an old castle and i flew over my homeroom class that happened to be in the courtyard below. I love flying dreams!